Pattern is a variation of Olive, with styllized leaf on back of bowl. The mono is Danchy in block letters on front. Length is 7-1/2", oval bowl is 2-1/2" x 2". Good weight at nearly 2 T oz. Condition is excellent throughout.
Downturned fiddle, chamfered rounded fins, tipt. Length 7-1/4", weight 14 dwt. The monogram is a lengthwise script C.C.Morton. Overall condition is excellent except that the handle has been skillfully repaired. Mark condition is excellent (JBS in a circle and P in an octagon as well as R.A.BAIRD in a rectangle). Rare.
Rounded end (crude or hint of coffin end), incised V drop. Length 5-7/8" Weight 10 dwt each. The monogram is a script SC. Overall condition is good (a little tip wear). Mark condition is excellent. This man's silver is rare.
Downturned fiddle, chamfered fins, tipt, drop. Length 9". Weight 1.9 troy ounces. The monogram is a lengthwise script RAD(?). Overall condition is very good (a little bowl wear, 3 minor dents in bowl). Mark condition is excellent.
Leaf repousse, applied top and bottom decorative bands. Marked PURE SILLLVER COIN and pseudohallmarks of Tifft & Whiting. The inscription in a reserve on the front says: "Presented/to/John L.Cook/as a token of/respect by the operatives in/the Carding Room of the/P.S.Factory/Portsmouth NH./Sept.15,1853". The Portsmouth city directory for 1851 lists John L. Cook as overseer in the Portsmouth Steam Factory (they made yarn). Height of handle 4-1/2"; of lip 4-1/4". Diameter of mouth 3";of base 2-3/8"... Click for details
Bright cut, rounded end, long drop, tipt on back. Length 5-9/16". Weight 11 dwt. each. The monogram is a script MG. Overall and mark condition are excellent. One is marked twice, three unmarked but part of same set. Photo is of ten spoons, but six sold.
Bright cut, rounded end, tipt. Made to match 6 by Joseph & Nathaniel Richardson, circa 1790, our #4988. Length 7". Weight 18 dwt each. The monogram is a script M. Overall and mark condition are excellent.
Coffin end. Length 7-1/2". Weight each 1-1/8 troy ounces. The monogram is a lengthwise script RJSE. Overall and mark condition are excellent. Darling, NY State Silversmiths, says J.C.Moore made silver for them.